James Evans, Jr.

James D. Evans, Jr., 87 of Lower Paxton Township, died Sunday, March 10, 2019 in the Masonic Village, Elizabethtown.

He was an Auditor for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania - Department of Education, U.S. Navy Veteran of the Korean War, where he served on the USS Wisconsin (BB-64). James was a member of the Masons and many other civic and fraternal organizations.

James was the widower of Margaret "Peggy" M. Lewis Evans and is survived by his children, Carole L. Fisher, Brecknock Twp, James L. Evans, Sr., David R. Evans, and Gayle M. Evans, all of Harrisburg; one brother, Richard W. Evans; 6 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his parents, James D. Evans, Sr., and Beatrice Gill Evans, his sister, Emily Henry.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 11:00 am in Calvary United Methodist Church, 4700 Locust Lane, Harrisburg, with Pastor R. Jeffrey Fisher, Officiating. Burial at the conclusion of services will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. A viewing will be held on Friday from 10:00 am - 11:00 am in the church. Arrangements by Wiedeman Funeral Home and Cremation Services - Harrisburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to his church, 4700 Locust Lane, Harrisburg, PA 17109.